Assistant Professor in Cardiology Osmania Medical college - Hyderabad - 1979 - 1984
Professor & Head of Dept. Cardiology & Dean NIMS - Hyderabad - 1984 - 1993
Chief and Senior Consultant Cardiology CARE Hospitals
Chief and Senior Consultant Cardiology AIG Hospitals, Hyderabad - 2020 - Currently Working
6339 Andhra Pradesh Medical Council 1973
Awards and Recognitions
Honored by Andhra Pradesh Academy of Sciences on National science Day 1997.
Asian Innovation Award in 1998 by The Far Eastern Economic Review.
Andreas Gruentzig Memorial Award 1998.
Conferred the 8th Yudhvir memorial award by the Yudhvir foundation for outstanding contribution to cardiac Medicare
"Padma Shri" by Govt. of India 2001.
Elected Fellow of the National Academy of Medical Sciences-2002
Randomized Study of Balloon Mitral Valvuloplasty Vs Surgical Closed Open Mitral Valvotomy – Immediate and long term results
Both the above trials are conducted in collaboration with Dept. of Cardiology - Wayne State university- Detroit- MI- U.S.A.
Dietary correlation’s with lipid profiles in patients with and without Coronary Artery Disease in Indian Population
Phase-III Clinical Investigation of E.B.Sideri’s Button Device for Closure of Arterial Septal Defects and patent ductus arteriosus (Incollaboration with Prof.E.B.Sideri’s- University of Athens- Greece and University of Texas Tech.U.S.A.)
Indigenous development of Cardiovascular Catheters i.e.Diagnostic Catheters- Coronary Angioplasty Balloon Catheters Valvuloplasty Balloon Catheters in Collaboration with Defence Materials & Stores Research & Development Establishment (DMSRDE) - Kanpur
Indigenous development of external and implantable pacemakers in collaboration with Research Centre Imarat (RCI) - Hyderabad
Development of indigenous Coronary Stent in association with Defence Metallurgical Research Laboratory Centre (DMRL)- Hyderabad
Development of PC based Cardiac Stress Test System in association with Defence Bio-Engineering & Electromedical Laboratory (DEBEL)- Bangalore
Percutaneous Balloon versus Surgical closed Commissurotomy for Mitral Stenosis- A prospective- randomized trial: Circulation- Vol 83- No.4- April 1991. PMID: 2013139
Percutaneous Balloon Valvuloplasty in Mirror-Image Dextrocardia and Rheumatic Mitral Stenosis: Catheterization and Cardiovascular Diagnosis- October 1993. PMID: 8221866
Thrombolysis in LVF
Cardiological Society of India
Association of Physicians of India
Chief Co-ordinator PTCA Registry since 1997
Executive Member- PTCA Registry- India. In-Charge Central Zone.
Examiner for DM Cardiology at Kasturba Medical College - Manipal
Examiner for DM Cardiology at All India Institute of Medical Sciences - New Delhi
Member - Society for Biomedical Technology (SBMT) and Co-Chairman- Programme Management Board
Former Member Editorial Advisory for Interventional Cardiology - Indian Heart Journal